Health Care


For car accident victims, even if the crash was caused by another party, it can be upsetting, confusing, and disorienting. You may have been injured, your property is probably damaged, and you're going to have insurance companies and police reports to deal with. Even if the accident wasn't your fault, one way or another, you're[...]
When you are involved in an accident, the smartest thing to do is to hire an attorney to represent you. The professional you choose for that role matters greatly. A lawyer can make or break a personal injury case. But equally as important as whom you choose to represent your personal injury claim is avoiding[...]
Okay, everyone is in agreement. You've settled your workers’ compensation claim. Congratulations! Any second now you're bound to ask the inevitable question: "How soon am I going to get my money?" The process of settling was likely stressful, and you probably need the money. Negotiations with insurance companies are seldom pleasant and there's every chance[...]
In your place of employment, even if you're careful and everything is being done right, accidents can happen. Workplace injuries are regulated by the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act, found in Article 97 of the North Carolina general statutes. It states that "an injury by accident" must be suffered by an employee in order for[...]
The government does love its forms. Cases involving NC workers’ compensation are no exception. There are more forms than one can possibly imagine! As plentiful as they are, each and every one of them is important in its own right. Below, you will find a list and brief description of some of the forms that[...]
If you are injured on the job, you should report the injury as soon as you can. This will involve some paperwork. Injured workers have 30 days from the date of injury within which to file a report with the North Carolina Industrial Commission.  It cannot be stressed enough that you should do so as[...]